Gen Z… where you won’t be finding them in the media

Gen Z is already moving away from Facebook….what’s next? Born between 1995 & 2010, Generation Z is growing up quickly and consuming content along the way. “Generally, members of Gen Z are tech-savvy, pragmatic, open-minded, individualistic — but also socially responsible,” An Hodgson, an income and expenditure manager at Euromonitor International, told Business Insider.” Business Insider goes on to remind …

Viral Marketing: What does it take to go viral?

Curious about viral marketing? If you haven’t already, it’s time to check out this quick, insightful TED talk about with Dao Nguyen, a media Analytics Expert at Buzzfeed. Buzzfeed, is known to have a knack for what will go viral. (How else can you explain 800,000 people gathering online to watch nearly 700 rubber bands combust a watermelon?!?)  As a …

OTT Advertising Measurement and Advanced Television Advertising

“As TV viewing habits continue to change significantly, marketers are searching for other ways to engage with these fragmented audiences. For instance, more and more marketers are shifting a large chunk of their advertising budget to over-the-top, or OTT, services which draw a growing number of viewers away from traditional television advertising, particularly those from the younger demos advertisers covet.” …

Seattle Advertising Agency: How to advertise your business

As the owner of a Seattle advertising agency, I can relate to business owners who are weighing heavily their advertising investments for 2018. With media fragmentation and 100+ cold calls a month from media reps pitching “the best opportunity”, “fire sale prices” or “their best station/website/audience” etc., how is the owner of a company (who has a million other things …

Luxury Marketing: advertising to an affluent demographic

We market to many demographics. Our service and value proposition for our advertising clients is knowing the media market and understanding through experience the best media channels for reaching specific demographics. A demographic in particular that we’ve been recognized for being successful at reaching is advertising to the affluent. Luxury marketing to affluent consumers is not as easy as geotargeting …

Traditional Advertising Agency – 2018 Advertising Costs

There are so many media options in 2018 that many business owners feel overwhelmed by the volume of cold calls they receive from advertising reps calling to sell them advertising. Our clients forward our traditional advertising agency sales pitches nearly every day that they’d like us to take a look at. Over the past 10 years we’ve seen thousands and …

Digital Targeted Advertising: Tactics to Target at Every Level of User Engagement

Digital advertising tactics are evolving at lightning speed. We’re constantly learning and innovating to best serve of clients and their unique marketing needs. Here’s a quick rundown of the type of digital targeted advertising tactics we’ve been using lately. Geo-fence Targeting – Targeting based on your location and your competitor’s locations. Category Contextual Targeting – Targeting on sites with content …

Predictive Marketing Is Here — Programmatic Advertising

Programmatic Advertising becomes predictive when marketers use real-time data and artificial intelligence to anticipate consumer needs. We’re doing this for City of Bothell. Programmatic advertising includes remarketing and prospecting display ads being served on the web and on social networks to bring users to their website who are more likely to complete the desired marketing conversion. Ask us how we can …

Seattle Advertising Trends

We’ve been working on many advertising projects this year so we haven’t had time to do our own marketing. Isn’t that the irony that most business owners and marketing professionals experience? We should spend more time on our blog. Making a concerted effort to update what we’ve been up to and how we’ve been creating ROI producing media plans for …

How to Buy Traditional TV Advertising: Bypassing Time-Shifted Viewing

Have you seen Semiahmoo’s latest TV spot? Kids eat free! Check it out. Promocode: KOMOKIDS Think traditional media in 2017 doesn’t work? We’ve found that when it’s purchased correctly it can be wildly successful. How to bypass DVRs and time-shifted viewing? Pro Tip: Buy live TV news, sports or live events.